The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking direction to the Centre and Delhi government to ban the sale and publication of Congress leader Salman Khurshid's book “Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood In Our Times”.
While refusing to interfere with the sale and publication of the book, the high court posed what can the court do if people were "feeling so sensitive". Ask people "not to buy or read the book" instead, the High Court commented.
'Ask people not to buy the book or read it. Tell people it is badly authored, read something better,' said Delhi High Court while dismissing a petition seeking a ban on Salman Khurshid's book, Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood In Our Times.
Though it is about SC verdict on Ayodhya, media is focusing only on one paragraph where I made a clear distinction between Hinduism and Hindutva, tells Salman Khurshid about his new book
The Congress is trying to “divide” the society on the religious lines and the party leader Salman Khurshid comparing Hindutva to the terrorist group ISIS is the latest example of this attempt, BJP general secretary D Purandeswari alleged on Wednesday and asserted that the saffron party believes in secularism.
In his recent book, Congress leader Salman Khurshid drew a comparison between Hindutva and terror outfits like the ISIS.
BJP’s IT cell head Amit Malviya said: ‘Congress's Salman Khurshid in his new book writes that Hindutva is similar to the jihadist Islamist groups like ISIS and Boko Haram’.
The former Union minister also said the Congress would not form alliance with any party in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.
The committee approved by the party’s president Sonia Gandhi includes its state unit chief Ajay Kumar Lallu and former Union ministers.
A local court in Uttar Pradesh has issued a warrant against Louise Khurshid in a case of misappropriation of funds to the tune of Rs 71 lakh received by her organisation Dr Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust.
When asked if Priyanka will be the Congress’ CM candidate for the upcoming UP polls, Khurshid said, ‘I am not going to answer that till such time as she does not give us an indication. But she is a wonderful, great face.’
Some senior Congress leaders including Kapil Sibal had called for introspection after the party's dismal performance in Bihar assembly polls
The Delhi riots charge sheet said that the protected witness have stated in the statement recorded, under section 161, that several big names like politician Udit Raj, Khurshid, Karat had come to the Khureji protest site and gave "provocative speech".
Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said the party members who have written to Sonia Gandhi always had access to her and could have approached her rather than writing to her.
The party is now out of confusion and self-doubt, the former Union Minister said, in an apparent reference to poor show in the Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi quitting as President, and some leaders deserting in a few States.
The former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid lamented that after Congress' defeat, the party never came together to analyse the reasons behind the debacle and that its leader Rahul Gandhi walked away.
Salman Khurshid's remarks came days after Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said Prime Minister Modi's governance model is not a 'complete negative story' and not recognising his work and demonising him all the time is not going to help.
Referring to the controversy, former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid said in a lighter vein, 'May be prime minister Modi wanted to say why don't you meditate for Yoga, and he thought Modi was asking to mediate.'
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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